Retired Portland lawyer Marshall C. 'Chip' Cheney Jr. died Aug. 7, 2002 in Rancho Mirage, Calif., of heart failure. He was 78.
Cheney was born Feb. 15, 1924 in San Francisco. He attended the University of California at Berkeley and earned a law degree from the Hastings Law School. He was admitted to the OSB in 1952 and served in the Air Force for 28 years as a lieutenant colonel and JAG officer in Oregon and southwest Washington. He retired to California, where he enjoyed golfing and served on numerous community boards.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy and their son and daughter.
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Retired Portland lawyer John M. Winkler died Aug. 26, 2002. He was 82.
Winkler was born Dec. 17, 1919 in Portland and attended local schools. He earned a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served in the European theater during World War II. After the war, he earned a law degree from the Northwestern School of Law.
Early in his career, he was active in Young Democrats and moved to Washington, D.C. to take a position in the office of chief counsel to the Office of Price Stabilization. His friend, U.S. Sen. Wayne Morse of Oregon, presented his credentials to the U.S. Supreme Court. He returned to Oregon and after many years of private practice, retired in 1991. During his career he served as a volunteer on numerous city of Portland committees.
He is survived by his sister, Ann Crumpacker of Portland, her family, and nine great nephews and nieces.